Past Concert Programmes

2016

Concert 1        Sunday 20 March, 2016
Conductor – Michael Joel
Soloist – Catherine Bowie
Wagner – Siegfried Idyll
Reinecke – Flute Concerto Op 283 in D major
Dvořák – Symphony No 7 Op 70 in D minor

Concert 2        Sunday 15 May, 2016
Conductor – Michael McLellan
Soloist – David Guerin
Mozart – Don Giovanni Overture K527
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 9 K271 in E flat major
Watson – Prelude and Allegro
Mozart – Symphony No 36 K425 in C major ‘Linz’

Concert 3        Sunday 19 June, 2016
Conductor – David Kay
Soloists – Kayla Collingwood, Emma Fussell, Clare Hood, Benjamin Kubiak, Manase Latu, Samson Setu, Natasha Wilson and Teresa Wojtowicz –
all Students from the Classical Voice Department, University of Auckland

Mozart – Die Zauberflöte, K.620 (The Magic Flute): Overture
Mozart – Non piu andrai from Marriage of Figaro
Gounod – Juliet’s Waltz from Romeo and Juliet
Offenbach – Doll’s Aria from the Tale of Hoffman
Lalo – Vainement ma bien-aimée from Le Roi d’Ys
Mozart – Soave sia il vento trio from Cosi fan tutte
Mozart – Symphony No.32, K.318, G major
Bizet – Habanera from Carmen
Delibes – Flower Duet from Lakme
Strauss – Fledermaus: Overture
Strauss – Farewell Duet from Die Fledermaus
Verdi – La forza del destino: Overture
Verdi – Libiamo ne’ lieti calici-Brindisi from La Traviata

Concert 4        Sunday 21 August, 2016
Conductor – Holly Mathieson
Soloist – Andrew Beer
Debussy – L’ après midi d’un faune
Ravel – Tzigane for Violin & Orchestra
Chausson – Poème Op 25
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No 2 Op 17 in C minor ’Little Russian’ 

Concert 5        Sunday 18 September, 2016
Conductor – José Aparicio
Soloist – Stephen De Pledge
Wagner – Overture Der fliegende Holländer
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 20 K466 in D minor
Schuman – Symphony No 1 Op 38 in B flat major ‘Spring’ 

Concert 6        Sunday 16 October, 2016
Conductor – Michael Joel
Soloist – Helene Pohl
Webster – Violin Concerto
Beethoven – Symphony No 1 Op 21 in C major
Prokofiev – Violin Concerto No 2 Op 63 in G minor

2015

Concert 1 – Sunday 15 March, 2.30pm
Conductor – Michael McLellan
Soloist – Simone Roggen

Lilburn – Overture ‘Aotearoa’
Brahms – Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op 56a
Brahms – Violin Concerto Op 77 in D major

Concert 2 – Sunday 17 May, 2.30pm
Conductor – David Sharp
Soloist – Camille Wells

Schubert – Overture D 591 in C major
Ewazen – ‘Down a River of Time’ for oboe and orchestra
Mendelssohn – Symphony No 3 Op 56 in A minor ‘Scottish’

Concert 3 – Sunday 21 June, 2.30pm
Conductor – Donald Maurice
Soloist – Rolf Gjelsten

Ives – Symphony No 2
Dvořák – Cello Concerto Op 104 in B minor

Concert 4 – Sunday 16 August, 2.30pm
Conductor – Michael Joel
Soloist – Huw Dann

Haydn – Symphony No 69 in C major ‘Laudon’
Haydn – Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
Bach – Orchestral Suite No 3 BWV 1068 in D major
Mozart – Symphony No 38 K504 in D major ‘Prague’

Concert 5 – Sunday 20 September, 2.30pm
Conductor – James Tennant
Soloist – Catherine Kwak

Rossini – The Barber of Seville Overture
Elgar – Cello Concerto Op 85 in E minor
Dvořák – Symphony No 8 Op 88 in G major

Concert 6 – Sunday 18 October, 2.30pm
Conductor – Holly Mathieson
Soloist – Gillian Ansell

Holmes – Commissioned piece
Walton – Viola Concerto
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No 4 Op 36 in F minor

2014

Concert 1              Sunday 16 March, 2014
Conductor                Jose Aparicio
Soloist                       Eliah Sakakushev-von-Bismarck
Haydn                      Symphony No 49 ’la passione’
Tchaikovsky          Rococo Variations
Schubert                 Symphony No 4 in C minor

Concert 2              Sunday 18 May, 2014
Conductor                Peter Thomas
Soloist                        Matteo Napoli
 Prokofiev               Overture on Hebrew Themes Op 34a
Mozart                      Piano Concerto in C major K467
Sibelius                    Symphony No 2

Concert 3              Sunday 22 June, 20104
Conductor                John Elmsly
Soloists                      Joella Pinto, Violin
                                      Hanny Lee, Violin
                                      Alexander McFarlane,Viola
                                      Abigail Sperling, flute
                                      Eddie Giffney, Harpsichord
Mozart                      Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola
Bach                          Brandenburg Concerto No 5
Haydn                       Symphony No 44 “Trauer”

Concert 4              Sunday 17 August, 2014
Conductor                Michael Joel
Soloist                        David Guerin
Beethoven               Coriolan Overture
Beethoven               Piano Concerto No 5, the Emperor
Beethoven               Symphony No 7

Concert 5              Sunday 14 September, 2014
Conductor                Michael Joel
Soloist                        James Fry
Butterworth           “A Shrophire Lad”
Finzi                           Clarinet Concerto No 5
Elgar                          Enigma Variations Op 36

Concert 6              Sunday 19 October, 2014
Conductor                Michael McLellan
Soloist                        Auckland Youth Choir
Ravel                          Pavane pour une infant defunte
Faure                         Masques et bergamasques Op 112
Faure                         Requiem Op 48